Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
1871 189 Show data context 26 Show data context 138 Show data context 23 Show data context 91 Show data context 181 Show data context 158 Show data context 6 Show data context 192 Show data context 1,004 Show data context
1881 5 Show data context 33 Show data context 157 Show data context 25 Show data context 100 Show data context 93 Show data context 167 Show data context 0 Show data context 236 Show data context 816 Show data context
1891 0 Show data context 98 Show data context 34 Show data context 48 Show data context 78 Show data context 115 Show data context 121 Show data context 0 Show data context 207 Show data context 701 Show data context
1901 0 Show data context 71 Show data context 51 Show data context 75 Show data context 74 Show data context 77 Show data context 322 Show data context 0 Show data context 248 Show data context 918 Show data context
1911 0 Show data context 207 Show data context 14 Show data context 82 Show data context 202 Show data context 36 Show data context 362 Show data context 267 Show data context 1,170 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1911 Registrar General, Quarterly Report (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Cause of Death as reported by the Registrar General's Quarterly Returns, 1871-1911. These reports used a greatly simplified cause of death classification, mainly focused on epidemic diseases of childhood, and provided no breakdown of causes of death by gender or age. Note that the detailed classification changed between 1901 and 1911: in 1911, Cholera was not listed, 'Fever' was replaced by the more specific 'Enteric or Typhoid Fever', and 'Diarrhoea' was replaced by 'Diarrhoea and Enteritis', specifical...


ly for deaths under 2 years.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, North Riding RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Cause of Death, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th October 2019